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craft shows, design

Post Crafty Bastards Update – Freezing My Socks Off with the best crafters

Hellooo! Did you miss me, readers? Sorry for the lost week, but I have been ridiculously busy getting ready for the biggest show of the year, while trying not to neglect my poor children. So…Crafty Bastards What a crazy, a-ma-zing experience for me. It was my first time doing the show, and I was totally …

design, inspiration, Travel

About My Spring Break – Blue Skies, Sentimentality and Spanglish

Spring break is over, and life shifts back to it’s normal rhythm. I spent last week in the warm sunny embrace of Cancun wondering why, despite the bright blue sea and the pretty flowers, I felt restless. I’m not sure if resort life is quite right for me – I’d rather be wandering around an old crumbling …

design, productivity, wellness

Doing A Lot And Very Little At The Same Time – My Unique Work Week.

I’m going on vacation next week (yay!) so, of course, this week was supposed to be a week of frenzied non-stop work, and last minute run-around chores (boo!). If my Fitbit had not broken (Again. Seriously, design a better strap already.) it should be clocking impressive miles. However, a three hour long pediatrician appointment on Tuesday, a two hour …

craft shows, screen printing

Learning to Deal With Change

I have been holed away for weeks now working towards a deadline, printing tractors, squirrels, rockets and galaxies onto clothes. I have been sewing little patterned patches of steam above tractors, sewing sequins onto squirrels eyes for extra sparkle, sewing polka dot moons for rockets to fly toward, sewing labels onto everything, and ironing… ironing, ironing, ironing! The …

2013, balance, crafter, creativity, design, fairs and markets, holiday fairs, inspiration, multitasking, parenting, small business, textile design, Uncategorized, work ethic, working from home

Sewing Machines, Sparkly Bibs, and a New Fair

Oh dear, my blog has fallen onto hard times. Sorry for the long silence…again. I have been quietly industrious for the past few months. Most of it has been child related; some, I’m happy to note, Noctiluna related. I’m slowly starting to carve a routine of sorts out of  the buttery chaos that is my …